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Where do you have the fans mounted? You do know that sleeved bearing fans are not meant to be mounted horizontally, right? (IE top or bottom of case)
I had heard that in the past, though I have run slipstreams horizontal for over a year now... Interestingly enough I was checking around and it seems that the top fan, which is horizontal, is much quieter than the front two. It does have the least resistance to airflow out of the three.
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I had heard that in the past, though I have run slipstreams horizontal for over a year now... Interestingly enough I was checking around and it seems that the top fan, which is horizontal, is much quieter than the front two. It does have the least resistance to airflow out of the three.
Common misconception that a noisy fan installation is due to the fan motor. It certainly can be the motor, but it's also just as likely or more likely that it's the filter over it or the grill- wind noise is often the case.
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Has anyone done this with the 1600rpm version?
I have done it to all my fans (most are Scythe SS 1600), one of them is a 1900rpm version and it spins at >2000RPM now (for more than half a year actually)
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I have done it to all my fans (most are Scythe SS 1600), one of them is a 1900rpm version and it spins at >2000RPM now (for more than half a year actually)
Did it make it make a difference if the slipstreams are brand new? Does adding oil to brand new fans make a difference?
    
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I have done it to all my fans (most are Scythe SS 1600), one of them is a 1900rpm version and it spins at >2000RPM now (for more than half a year actually)
Which brings up an interesting point. Maybe I can bring my 2000 RPM fans that spin at 1.4k up to speed... it arrived like that
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